The Mt. Pleasant Community School District is going to be looking for a new superintendant. The Mt. Pleasant School District Board of Directors agenda for their Monday January 14th meeting shows that under personnel issues Dr. John Roederer will be submitting his resignation that will be effective June 30th of this year. Also under personnel issues Scott Lamm is resigning his positions as Wisdom Quest Principal and coaching duties for high school boy’s track, football and middle school wrestling to accept the Activities Director position replacing Bob Jensen. The interviewing of candidates for head football coach to replace Jensen are still being conducted.
MPHS girls Friday night beat Fairfield in Panther Gym 54-33, Taryne Shull hit for 19 and Kelsi Phipps 11. Panthers won the JV game 46-43. Today the Panthers travel to Iowa City Regina to play the #15 ranked Regals and KILJ-FM will broadcast beginning at 4 p.m.
OTHER AREA GIRLS SCORES: I.C. Regina beat Wilton 66-37, WMU 45 Waco 28, Centerville 61 Albia 59, Keokuk 51 Ft. Madison 30, Columbus Community 28 Highland 23, Central Lee 69 Danville 39, Notre Dame 91 Cardinal 40, New London 71 W. Burlington 41, Mediapolis 57 L&M 22, Wapello 36 Pekin 31, Van Buren 60 Harmony 18.
Mt. Pleasant got off to a slow start in their boys basketball game at Fairfield Friday night and trailed 11-8 after the first quarter. By halftime they led 24-18 and went on to win 51-42. Panthers were led by Ryan Hanna with 14 points, Faith Pope scored 12 and Cameron Frank 10. Spencer Peterman led Fairfield with 12. MPHS is now 8-3 over all 5-0 in the Southeast Conference and play at Muscatine Tuesday night, the Muskies beat Burlington Friday night 45-39.
M.P. won the JV game over Fairfield 78-52 and the Freshman game 43-22.
OTHER AREA SCORES: Danville 85 Central Lee 21, Waco 59 WMU 37,HTC 93 Maharishi 19, Keokuk 60 Ft. Madison 50, Lone Tree 72 IMS 48, Mediapolis 59 L&M 34, Newton 58 Oskaloosa 45, Notre Dame 86 Cardinal 49, West Branch 43 Mid prairie 31, C.R. Xavier 59 Wahlert 45.
IWC men play at Mt. Mercy. Texas is at Iowa State you can hear the game on KILJ-AM beginning at 12:30 p.m. SCC men at Iowa Western in Council Bluffs.
Sunday afternoon at 3;30 p.m. tune to KILJ-FM for the Iowa at Northwestern game.
In NFL playoff action Saturday Baltimore will play at Denver and Green Bay will be at San Francisco. Sunday Seattle will play at Atlanta and Houston at New England.